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10 of Marvel's Best Holiday Stories

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As much fun as it can be to tell a great action adventure story, Marvel doesn't turn down a holiday celebration when the season arrives! In its eight decades of comic storytelling, Marvel has spun several festive holiday yarns featuring your favorite Super Heroes and Villains -- usually involving a devious disruption during a celebration! In this video sponsored by Funko, find out just 10 of the top holiday stories in Marvel comics, then find out where you can read them below!

10. INCREDIBLE HULK #378 (1991)

"Rhino Plastered": The Rhino as a mall Santa? What's his agenda? The Hulk's gonna find out!

Incredible Hulk (1962) #378

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9. GLX-MAS SPECIAL #1 (2006)

The Great Lakes Avengers features Squirrel Girl conquering a formidable foe!

Glx-Mas (2006) #1

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8. MARVEL HOLIDAY SPECIAL 1994

"The Thing in Losin' the Blues": Ben Grimm and a young friend learn a special lesson about kindness during the holidays.

7. UNCANNY X-MEN #143 (1980)

"Demon": Kitty Pryde is alone at the X-Mansion on Christmas Eve... or is she?

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #143

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6. MARVEL HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2005

"Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santron": I'm sure Santa Ultron is just hitting up the Avengers for some milk and cookies... right?

Marvel Holiday Special (2005) #1

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5. SPIDER-MAN'S TANGLED WEB #11 (2001)

"'Twas the Fight Before Xmas": What can make holiday shopping even more harrowing? Evildoers! Mind control!

Spider-Man's Tangled Web (2001) #11

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4. "WHAT THE--?!" #10 (1990)

"I'll Be Doom for Christmas": Santa making a deal with Doctor Doom? Shouldn't he be on the Naughty List?

3. MARVEL HOLIDAY SPECIAL 1992

"The Spirit of the Season": Maybe this is a different kind of "spirit" than the title implies...

2. MARVEL DIGITAL HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1 (2008)

"Last Christmas": A Skrull steals his new friend's identity, which is directly in conflict with the spirit of giving!

Marvel Digital Holiday Special (2008) #1

    • publishedDEC 2, 2008
    • added to marvel unlimitedDEC 3, 2008
    • ratingAll Ages
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1. MARVEL HOLIDAY SPECIAL 1991

"A Miracle a Few Blocks Down from 34th Street": A mutant named Santa? A miracle indeed!

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